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WHUT
Oct 30, 2012 7:30am EDT
election. obama became the first president to vote early. he urged his supporters to exercise their rights before election day november 6th. obama made the same pitch in the 2008 election. votes cast early accounted for 30% of the total. >> all across the country we're seeing a lot of early voting. it means you don't have to figure out whether you need to take time off work and figure out how to pick up the kids. >> experts say the share of early votes this time could reach 35%. the figure could exceed 60% in swing states such as colorado and florida. obama visited six battleground states during a swing to win over undecided voter. he slept on air force one to save time. the president spoke before an audience of 15,000 people in the state of virginia. he told them that a republican policies had created an outflow of american jobs and caused the economic downturn. >> we can't afford to go backwards to the same policies that got us into this mess. we have got to go forward with the approximately see that are getting us out of the mess and that's why i am running for a second term. tha
Comedy Central
Oct 29, 2012 11:30pm PDT
pose a threat to israel. a threat that obama has done nothing to stop. >> we're four years closer to a nuclear iran. we're four years closer to a nuclear iran. >> yes. four years after obama was elected, four whole years have passed. (laughter) the president did nothing to stop the march of time (laughter) not only is iran four years closer to a nuclear bomb, if you think about it, everybody is. even me! (cheers and applause) admittedly, i'm still far away. the mentos and diet coke stage. but still. (laughter) and, folks, mitt laid out his prosecution of the president's weak leadership. >> four years ago the president began what i called an apology tour of going to various nations in the middle east and criticizing america. i think they look at that and saw weakness. >> nothing governor romney just said is true. >> yes it is! (laughter) you apologized. not only that, you bowed to leaders all over the world! that is not presidential! f.d.r. never bowed to foreign leaders. (laughter) he never even stood for them! (laughter) but obama -- (cheers and applause) -- obama, obama will bow
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
election. this little break here, in the storm, is helping obama, the media is helping obama. >> bob: i think that is a little bit unfair. obama has done a good job -- chris christie was full praise for president obama last night. romney did the right thing. romney campaign agreed to not attack the president in the next couple of days, which is very smart politics, if you will, but it's the right thing to do. >> kimberly: he's a gentleman. >> bob: and they both called off the campaign events which is the right thing to do in the effected areas. so far, the politics, i say obviously it benefits to the president. but romney has inserted himself -- >> eric: can i interrupt? this is absolutely going to benefit mitt romney, because romney was on, he was getting the momentum. he had the gallup poll increasing in his favor and still is. what this did, what the storm did is put evening on hold. froze everything in place. he gets the bigger momentum. importantly, the female vote. the women vote was going, he closed that gap completely. now there is a freeze. bam become can't go -- obama can't go
Current
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, this is what president obama said. >> obama: i'm not worried about the impact of the election. i'm worried about the impact of families and on our first responders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. the election will take care of itself next week. >> cenk: nice standard answer. nothing wrong with that. let's turn to the election and see where things stand. i want to give a sense of what to look out for on election day. i'm call it o-win. in order for president obama to win he needs four states other than the ones he has locked up already. that's o for ohio, and right now election of polls at "huffington post" is looking at, not just one poll but a collection. 48.4%-45.7% lead for president obama. the likelihood that president obama has an actual lead based on the polls is 97%. that doesn't mean that he has a 97% chance of winning ohio. it just means that he has 97% of leading today in ohio. now wisconsin 49.8%-46.0%. probability of the lead today is 98.5%. then you go to i had iowa. another somewhat comfortable lead for president obama. probability
Current
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm PDT
disarray or discontent within the obama election campaign where he comes down doesn't do anything, and then flies back. >> the president can be unpredictable. a lot of reason why they brought the president back was they didn't know how bad the weather would be in washington. >> it's the image of him campaigning on the day of the hurricane. >> he can't do that. >> cenk: no, no, you know, obama, he doesn't know what is going on. [ chuckling ] coincidentally on fox news. in 2013 the request for the fema budget is a little over $13.5 billion. you need that, obviously because we're getting more and more severe storms every year, including hurricane sandy that is hitting us now. better be prepared as we learned from hurricane katrina. not if you listen to the ryan-romney budget. we give them every benefit of the doubt on discretionary spending for the government. they don't specify, of course, because they're cowards. they don't say i'm going to cut this program this program this program. let's assume they do not cut fema any more than they would cut any other program. what would the fe
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
gets elected, that's the debate you'll have. if obama gets elected, it's how high do taxes go. if romney is legislated, how low can we keep taxes. the second part we need badly is how can we reform the tax system? how can we either go to a flat tax or at least flatten our taxes so that we end up with one or two rates. we end up with fewer deductions, fewer exemptions, put that money in a lower rate. i think governor romney is absolutely right, you don't list those now. he couldn't know what they are now. that's what you negotiate about, but the difference in direction will be dramatic. in one case, the direction will be how do we increase revenues to the government? the other case, the direction will be how do we at least keep revenues where nay are and see if we can't reduce them a little. where do we find reductions in the spending? that's a very, very exciting period of time to go through. that's what i went through when i worked for president reagan as associate attorney general. president reagan, as you know, even with a democratic house of representatives, was able to do a m
Current
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
thank you so much. how optimistic are you for president obama winning this election, as optimistic as when i came in here a couple of days ago predicting the giants would win the world series. [ laughter ] >> jennifer: i'm just waiting for next season when we can beat the yankees again. okay. up next, hurricane sandy has wreaked havoc up and down the east coast, the midwest may be next. >>"if you ever raise taxes on >>the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true! ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do ♪ [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. the natural energy of peanuts and delicious, soft caramel. to fill you up and keep you moving, whatever your moves. payday. fill up and go! >
Current
Oct 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
. take the time to learn about the issues. don't just vote, vote smart. >> obama: the election will take care of itself next week. right now our number one priority is to make sure we are saving lives. >> announcer: heard around the country and seen on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: president obama on the job yesterday at the white house, commander in chief for hurricane sandy. back to your calls about how this election -- how the storm impacts the election. first, here is a little item that caught my attention. even members of the armed services, subject to identity theft. story out of washington state. officials raided several locations in washington state. finding that hundreds of people including active duty military personnel had their identities stolen. you hear a story like that. you need some protection against identity theft. i recommend -- what i've got. lifelock ultimate. i recommend it. it includes keeping track of your bank accounts. but of course, lifelock can't protect you or your bank account if you're not a member. call now and mention press 60
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
the white house with just one week before the election. president obama canceled events for today. mitt romney will hold a rally in ohio, focusing on storm relief. >>> for one late night talk show host, the show must go on, even when there's no audience. >> david letterman! ♪ >> david letterman didn't let sandy stop him from taping last night's "late show." much of his staff couldn't make it in but letterman soldiered on. >> let's run through some jokes, paul. i come out and i say, well, so much for the drought. that would -- >> that would have been a funny opener right there. >> it's a whole different perspective when you sit here and read them. >> you don't get any reaction. >> no, that's about right. >> "the late show's" executive producer tweeted that the show was, quote, bizarre and beautiful. kind of like how this broadcast is going. a lot of folks could literally not make it to the building. we'll have continuing coverage on the aftermath of hurricane sandy. that is coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning." i'm terrell brown, this is the "cbs morning news." h
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am EDT
ok so far. seven days before the election. sandy having an impact on the campaign. president obama and republican nominee mitt romney suspending campaign activities for the next couple days. romney campaign bus being used to deliver food and water. the obama campaign web site has links are preparing for the storm. >> the election will take care of itself next week. right now might number one priority is to make sure we are saving lives. >> thinking about making a contribution to the red cross or and other relief agencies -- >> d.c. and maryland canceled early voting today with several cities in virginia canceling absentee voting as well. it's 41 degrees outside on this tuesday morning. >> if you don't have a car, this will be a tough day to get around. >> we want to look at some more pictures of the remnants of the storm after the east coast hit. in the state of maine is in kennebunkport, the surf splashing ofup. >> in ocean city, maryland, there is a huge wave crashing towards the shore. >> in d.c., many people are dealing with this. that umbrella is not tearing so well with the w
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
start. earlier he san selled events in virginia and ohio. obama said he's not worried that the hurricane will affect the election next tuesday. former president bill clinton was in orlando, florida to rally support. clinton said obama is the best choice for president. romney cancelled vents in on monday. he issued a statement calling on people to come together across the country and focus on giving support to those who need it. the two states are not in sandy's path but observers say romney did not want to appear to be koe kusing on the campaign in the midst of a potential national disaster. >>> u.n. and arab league envoy says the truce he brokered in syria for a holiday period has collapsed. syria's government and opposition forces agreed to stop all attacks which started last friday. the fighting has continued leaving many people dead. the he said he's deeply disappointed but will not be deterred. >> it will not discourage us. the people of syria deserve our support and our interest. >> russian forn says he supports a plan to send inspectors back to syria. they're considering
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, the economy, schools, famies, and the election. president obama suspended campaigning to oversee the government's storm response. esvernor mitt romney canceled campaign events in the key m states of virginia and new hampshire. darrenersh tonight looks at the impact with election day one week away. >> reporter: both campaigns say they have stopped fundraising and campaigning in states in sandy's path. governor romney was still looking for votes today in ohio, iowa and wisconsin, but tis campaign says he will stay away from the key swing states of virginia and new hampshire to let emergency workers there focus on the storm. both candidates say this is a time for the nation to come together. >> i am noworried m this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact on families, and i'm worried about the impact on our first responders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. the election will take care of itself next week. >> i would like to ask you who are here today to think about mang a contribution to the red cross or another relief a
WETA
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the presidential race. just a week out from election day cannot -- election day, president obama was at a red cross center today and he will assess the damage tomorrow. a rally in ohio for mitt romney turned into a storm relief drive. i am joined in astin -- austin, texas by matthew doud. i have been speaking to you from both campaigns today. no one wanted to play politics with this storm, but we are a week away from election day and they are both thinking about how this will affect them. >> the first thing it does is freeze the rates where it was before this storm happen. a slight advantage for mitt romney on the popular vote, and a slight advantage for the president to on the electoral college. you cannot really assess this until we get through this. and it will not be until this weekend where we see the impact of this. my inclination is that if the president can be president and not a candidate in the midst of this, he may see some small bump out of this. because the american public will see him acting as president, and that is always an advantage for an incumbent. >> and we have
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
start with that, we do not elect the president we elect electors, the state can choose to designate the electors however they want. the electors for obama or for romney, but if a state wanted to the legislature could choose the electorate rather than having election. they would be voted out of office but they could do it. with those premises in place, the question is, can a state delay an election? yes but not for president. federal law has said you must choose your electors on the first monday after the first tuesday of november. this year, november 6. so the state of new jersey, where we live, for example, could delay congressional elections by a month because they felt candidates could not campaign because of the hurricane but it could not delay the presidential election since that is the date set by congress. so, we have to hold it on that date or hold a substitute for it, like a vote if the legislature on that date. >>neil: what is the likely hood that 20 states, says were affected by the storm in one way, shape or form, not that the entire state is affected by power outages an
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
obama and governor romney seven days until election day. the president distracted dealing with a national emergency. governor romney distracted trying to find the appropriate balance of campaigning in the midst of national catastrophe. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry with our report. >> this is a tough time for a lot of people. >> after cancelling to more campaign events president obama headed to the red cross to continue the role of heeler in chief. >> there is no excuse for inaction at this point. i won every agency to lean forward and to make sure that we are getting the resources where they need to know where they are needed as quickly as possible. >> looking presidential in the final week of a tight campaign in a role that won -- one rare praise from governor chris christie who gave the keynote address at the republican national convention. >> she has been very attentive. anything that i have asked for his gun. i think the president publicly for that. he has done as far as i'm concerned, great job for new jersey. >> of the president appears above the fray d
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
going to be the key is that election is one week from today. obama's people are on the ground and going to be going door to door and getting the vote out. >> one thing to think about here is the undecided has already broke before the storm. had this storm come a week earlier, it could have seen an impact. romney went over 50 and that tells us that the undecided had already broken. they are not likely to break back again. >> how is the president going change the numbers. a lot of polls have romney up a point. >> it does not matter. those are weighted on who is likely to vote. there's some questions on that. the polls that matter is ohio, florida and virginia and, you know, even wisconsin and iowa as well. those are the ones that if obama can hold the midwest and that's what he is trying to hold. if he can hold that there's no way romney can win. >> it looks like romney will take ohio, florida and virginia. >> that's a dream. >> if he does that and he takes colorado too and iowa, all of those things are likely, i think that romney is going to win the election. romney only needs 269
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 1:00am EDT
. and in analysis of president obama's strategy to elected democrats with rick palacio. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> we have a simple proposition. you can embrace the kind of approaches he has embraced. -- she has embraced. it has no new revenue, even for the wealthiest americans. it would require cuts in social security and medicare. or we can embrace a balanced approach. that is what i support. we can go back to the kind of rates we had under the clinton administration when people were doing well and the economy was growing. we're going to have to make tough choices. >> your bottle? >> it is amazing to me you can stand here having voted for chilean dollar deficits for the last four years, the largest increase in american history and say we have to control spending. you have done nothing to control spending. with respect to cut, a cap, and balance, capping the ability of congress to spend money we do not have, balancing the budget is extreme. i think it would force congress to set priorities and stop funding things like solyndra. that is why suppo
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
number for obama obviously going into the election. but more importantly, it will help us see really what's happening within the employment picture itself and is it actually improving or not. >> okay. thanks very much for joining us this morning. >> bp reported better than expected results for the third quarter. underlying replacement cost profit $5.2 billion, around a billion dollars ahead of estimates. dividend has risen. becomeky peck becky was talking to bob dudley. >> and he was talking about how the refining has helped earns this it time around.>> and he w the refining has helped earns this it time around. the difference denied increased by some 12.5% is having big impacts on the stock today, as well. i was asking why they chose now to increase the dividend and if there would be further hikes in the future and he said they clearly have the confidence to raise the dividend now. they will continue to have a progressive policy in the future. continue to sell off businesses. and he said they do still have some assets to sell, too, as they try to get back on track and he had plenty
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
with president obama knowing what signals that would send six days before the election? >> the thing about chris christie, he's a guy who's known to speak his mind. a lot of times speaking his mind means he's telling someone off or yelling at them. when he says something, it has a ring of authenticity. you don't get the idea he's being very politic. if you're a governor, you need to tour the damaged parts of your state with someone who can help you. walking around with mitt romney would just be a photo op but allowing the president of the united states to tour the devastated areas of new jersey would allow the president to know where resources need to be placed. chris christie is being governor as president obama is being president in chief, not a campaigner. there's no margin for christie to play party politics. he needs to get the job done as governor because as steve says, his job will be judged by how he handle this is hurricane. >> steve, how do you think the romney camp views this, who does need this and some other margins between now and next tuesday? >> no, they're at cross-p
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
week away from the election both president obama and mitt romney off the campaign trail. the president stayed at the white house in order to cover the impact. the romney campaign had events through today. out of sensitivity to those in harm's way. rom nae plans to hold a storm relief event later today in ohio. >> the most anticipated economic report left before the election might be delayed because of hurricane sandy. the monthly unemployment report scheduled to be released as you know on friday. he shut down public offices in washington. the bureau of labor statistics is assessing the situation but hopes to release it on time. some were skeptical of last month's report which was the first time in 43 months the unemployment rate was under 8 percent. >>> 14 minutes after the hour. it wasn't just affected by the monster storm causing travel troubles for the folks we have slight delays they are massive. >> super storm sandy wreaking havoc. flooding of course a major issue. kelly wright is live with more for for us. kelly, good morning. >> we have been out here since 10:00 last n
CNBC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
election outcome? >> there's certainly an ill wind, but fortunately for obama, it's affecting mainly states in which his majority is just about assured. new york is a very strong democratic state. obama has new york in his pocket. i think it's also true for most of the eastern seaboard. it's the center of the united states where most of the problems are. the only real swing state on the eastern seaboard that's affected by the storm is virginia. >> when it comes to the election will be held, we haven't had confirmation whether it will be delayed, but so far it seems the date will still be held in a week from now, but i want to pick up on the early voting because the obama camp is hoping to encourage many people it get out to the polls early. obama himself also casting the vote early. the timing of this is important because we have the u.s. jobs figures supposedly coming out at the end of the week. if people don't get out there and vote and the numbers come in a little bit different from what was expected, could this have an impact? >> it could. getting the vote out is critical at the local l
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
election will take care of itself next week. >> and with only eight days to go, the election just might have to take care of itself. president obama shut down his campaign activities today. there are no public campaign events scheduled tomorrow for president obama. or vice president joe biden. the romney campaign announced mitt romney will host a so-called "storm relief event" in ohio tomorrow with nascar's richard petty. and country music's randy owen. if the serious aftermath of this hurricane runs into this weekend then for all practical purposes the candidates may have already made their closing arguments to the voters. what they have to say now may not be heard over the storm coverage. team obama's last public act took place in ohio while the president was in washington. >> we went to florida last night and he got up this morning and called me and said, i've got to go back right now. the storm is getting out of hand i have to handle it. i said, mr. president, that's the right call. >> i just want you to know, he asked me to express his regrets for not being able to be here bu
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
his premise to be elected and unseat president obama and, you know, this isn't just a sort of esew terric argument about philosophy here. there are real life impacts to it and we have seen the romney campaign promising big change, trying to reconfigure that position on the auto bailout. there is the same thread that runs between these two things. what happens when everything fails? what happens when the markets bottom out, there is no other source of funding out there, except for the federal government and the federal reserve. there is no other relief that you can find for the state other than federal dollars or federal technical expertise. what does government do in those situations? and that's not an abstract argument. that's very real. >> what makes the firemen jump into the burning building, the police officer go in the streets after midnight in a flood zone, the national guard deployed. it's duty, it's service and those are things you get with government. >> yes. >> and this kind of situation, that you can't always get out of the private sector because it's there for a differe
Comedy Central
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. these campaigns are finally making their closing statements of this election. john oliver, let's start with you. what is obama campaign's closing speech and pitch to the american people? >> simply this, john. the obama camp feels the choice is simple. maybe obama hasn't been the president you wanted him to be. perhaps he didn't meet the high expectations he set himself. but the other guy, jon, is a total dick! (cheers and applause) i mean that. jon, he's a six-foot shaft with tiny ballses for feet. he may not fire you himself but you know that when he's looking at you he's unemploying you with his eyes. (cheers and applause) now, if you will excuse me, jon, i'm going to stare at aasif while he's talking, thereby dominating him visually. (laughter). >> jon: well, all right, seems like a relatively low-brow closing argument from the obama campaign. aasif, you've been with the romney campaign. what's their closing argument? >> well, what do you want it to be? (laughter) (cheers and applause) look, jon, um, mitt romney has been running for president for seven years. these are two sho
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to say this election is about. i support barack obama, because i think he has a better plan and a jobs record, better budget plan, better education plan, than his opponent, gov. romney. if you listen to all those debates -- the republican argument comes down to, we left him a terrible mess, and in four years he didn't fix it. we discovered middle class people are having a hard time. so take him out and put ius back in and we'll do what we did before on steriods. that is the argument. let's loo ak at this. i hope i've earned some credibility with you. on jobs and budgets. first thing we have to decide is, do you believe the country works better when we're all in this together or when you're on your own. do you believe the economy works better with shared responsibility or we give all the money to the top and hope it trickles down? or that our policies are better based on evidence or extremeist idiology. onwhe nwe base them oour budges illusion?tic or first of all, let's start with the facts. obama ran for president for two years, including the secretary of state and joe biden. they
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 9:00pm PDT
president obama is going to increase taxes, where, where governor romney is not if he's elected president. that's an important issue distinction. coming into the last debate, the annenberg survey showed that the public thought that governor romney was more likely to take the country into a war, than was president obama. but the public also believed that president obama had gone around the world apologizing. now in the last debate, governor romney reassured that he was not as likely to take people into war as they had thought in that debate. and i think that was a callated strategy on his part. now, you uld y, "d it was illegitimate. you secretly know that he was more likely." but nonetheless, what we can measure is whether they get what he said he was going to do in the context. and i think that president obama responded to the apologizing around the world claim in a number of ways that were effective as well. and i think one of the things that we can say about debates making a difference is that, had there been debates in the goldwater/johnson election, had there been debates in the mcgo
Comedy Central
Oct 29, 2012 7:30pm PDT
states of america. >> barack obama. from there it was a string of chart toppers. >> fired up. >> fired up. >> ready to go. yes we can. this election has never been about me. it's about you. >> he was a sensation. but recently obama made a startling announcement. >> this is my last political campaign. >> yes, come november 6th, it's over. with just one last chance to catch this great artist, we weren't going to miss it. >> i'm so excited to be here. >> yeah, i'm kind of like an audacity of hope girl. >> for me the new stuff will never live up to the classic. >> change you can believe in gave me hope for the future for my children. >> lowell, hello. change you can believe in got me pregnant with my second child. >> we've also had a lot of momentum, a lot more dynamic. this time he's more chill. >> i love the economy's chasing strong head headwinds. >> it's okay. i like the old stuff better. >> tell her about how all the new stuff is [bleeped]. i've been trying to tell her. >> the new sufficient is terrible. >> you can keep your current insurance plan, what is that? >> it's grea
CNN
Oct 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
presidency. one short week before the election, president obama is occupied instead with disaster relief and disaster response. and cnn's dan lothian has been watching how this has been unfolding at the white house. this is obviously a delicate situation for any candidate who is on the stump and the stump hasn't been mentioned. tell me what the president is doing at the white house, dan. >> reporter: it is a delicate balance. just to tell you that noise behind me, the leaf blowers, working here to clean up some of the leaves and brachbs kno bran down in the wake of the storm. i'm competing. the president has been getting briefed on the situation with surrounding hurricane sandy. at the same time trying to figure out when he'll be heading back out on the campaign trail. latest word from the white house now, in fact the president will not be heading back out tomorrow. he'll stay here at the white house. the president was to have gone to ohio, an important battleground state to campaign tomorrow. that has been put on hold. the president can continue to get briefed, stay on top of the
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
president obama has a 75% chance of winning this election. while president obama's own people would put that at 50.1%. so how can we have these two extremes? i don't understand, how can you have these extremes? especially, you know, gallup, and we talked about nate silver, somebody i read on twitter, a liberal said he was garlic that liberals are waving around from the threat of vampires being mitt romney. >> they put a lot of faith in nate silver. his calculation is not like the gallup calculation. he's put different things into it. >> witchcraft? >> no, i'm not going to say that. but it's not reflective of the gallup poll, shall we say that. but within some of those other states, mark haleprin. if you look at colorado, talk about early voting there. we've got some reports that more republicans are voting early in colorado, the opposite true in some other states. does early voting become more important because of the storm, does this affect anything? as a practical matter, beyond the president being sort of frozen and being the president of united states for several days and perhaps th
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
track just one week before election day. president barack obama has canceled all campaign dates. mitt romney has also reworked his campaign schedule and mitt romney has changed an appearance in ohio this morning from a campaign rally to a storm relief event. >>> time now san francisco police he investigating a homicide in the mission district. police say a young man was shot and died an hour later. it is still not clear what led up to that deadly gunfire. >>> oakland police say a late night san dove ended immediately. they had a report of a man in cans street. no arrests have been made and police have not told us what prompted this accident. >>> antolin garcia-torres was arrested in may in connection to sierra lemar's disappearance. volunteers continue to search for her and even though her body has not been found, antolin garcia-torres faces murder charges. >>> it is the second world series parade for the giants tomorrow. now in 2010, a million people turned out and a lot of preparation may serve you a lot of headaches. you can help folks plan can't you terror. >> if you plan on
FOX Business
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
days left until the election. of the president obama has a new plan to help business. he wants to create an entirely new cabinet position, the secretary of business. great, more government, just what we need! here is idea. why don't we take money creating this job give it back to businesses in form of lower taxes, so they can hire more people and purchase more equipment? that is an idea. we have the owner of metcalf manufacturer and tech resources. thanks for joining me guys. what do you think, bart? let me start with you. is this a fantastic idea? >> no, it is a terrible idea. a terrible idea. melissa: oh, why? >> why? well, you know, if you look at it creating a new agency, might have incredibly powerful and unknown potential regulatory control and far broad-reaching power. this is sort of a weird thing. i talked to, i talked to several ceos about this last night and this morning. they were sort of like, what? melissa: not excited. >> very, very bad idea. not excited at all. i got off the phone with folks from sba actually. they are saying, you know what? maybe there is cost sha
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
early urday. >>> president obama and mitt romney trying to urge support for storm victims while not actually campaigning for pan election that is one week away -- an election that is one week away, fox 5's tom fitzgerald with more. >> candidate obama stayed on the sidelines today as president obama remained at the white house to stay in touch with fema and federal authorities in charge of the response to hurricane sandy. in ohio today mitt romney's campaign meanwhile collected donations of various goods and food items. romney said generosity is an american trait and has canceled all campaign events today because of the storm. president obama went to the headquarters of the american red cross here in washington. the president said he is confident the recovery effort is heading in the right direction and he urged people to make monetary donations to the red cross disaster relief fund. >> we certainly feel profoundly for all the families whose lives have been up ended and will be going through tough times the next several days and perhaps several weeks and months. the most important me
FOX News
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm EDT
? >> that pretty much where it's been. 48% now expect president obama to win the election. 41% governor romney. that's the first time the number expecting the president to win has fallen below 50%. it's the closest we have been in terms of perception. i think that reflects all the discussion. the fact the obama campaign is spending time and resources in pennsylvania and minnesota suggests that maybe things aren't going quite as well as people once thought just a couple weeks ago. megyn: the campaigns don't just watch who you plan to vote for. they watch who do you think is going to win because the people who people think is going to win sometimes people in the middle decide to get behind that person because they want to back the winner. >> i think in this case people are pretty well decided on who they are going to vote for. there is only a couple percent who aren't committed one way other other. but the question is who is going to show up and vote. especially with this storm on the east coast. you know, the enthusiasm has been with the republicans throughout the election. er
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